Mitch Yell, Past President

Mitchell Yell, Ph.D,

Title: Fred and Francis Palmetto Chair in Teacher Education
Special Education, University of South Carolina

Department: Educational Studies College of Education


Dr. Yell earned his Ph.D. in Education Psychology from the University of Minnesota. 


Teaching students with mild disabilities using evidence-based practices, special education law, progress monitoring, IEP development, classroom management.


Dr. Yell's primary area of research and writing is on IEP development, legal issues in special education, classroom management, progress monitoring, and evidence-based practices in special education.